How should the church respond to the challenge of immigration?
This is one of the questions to be addressed during a three-day conference looking at the issue of Immigration from Biblical perspective. The Southeastern Jurisdiction and the General Board of Church and Society are organizing Our Call to Hospitality: A Biblical Response to the Challenge of Immigration conference Feb.1-3 at Lake Junaluska Conference and
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Keynote addresses will be provided by Vicksburg native Bishop Timothy W. Whitaker of Florida Conference; Bishop Hee-Soo Jung of Northern Illinois, an immigrant from Republic of Korea; Dr. Amy Oden, professor at Wesley Seminary in Washington, D.C.; Dr. Francisco Canas, executive director of National Plan for Hispanic Ministries, and the Rev. Clark Jenkins, pastor at St. Andrew-by-the-Sea UM Church in Hilton Head, S.C. In addition, a number of workshops to promote understanding and a Christian response to this issue will be offered.
A registration form and more information about this event can be found at www.umc-gbcs.org of by contacting Garey Eakes at email@example.com or Carl Arrington at Carrington@sejumc.org.